Morning Edition

Syndicate content Morning Edition
Morning Edition gives its audience news, analysis, commentary, and coverage of arts and sports. Stories are told through conversation as well as full reports. It's up-to-the-minute news that prepares listeners for the day ahead.
Updated: 2 hours 9 min ago

Supreme Court To Rule On Hobby Lobby Contraception Case

June 30, 2014 - 4:59am

The U.S. Supreme Court wraps up its term Monday. It will decide whether health insurance that for-profit employers offer workers must include birth control over the employer's religious objections.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Obama To Nominate Ex-Procter & Gamble Chief To Head VA

June 30, 2014 - 4:59am

President Obama's choice to head the Department of Veterans Affairs is former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald. He is West Point grad from a military family, and would lead an agency in crisis.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

British Pop Star Donates Alamo Artifacts

June 30, 2014 - 4:59am

Phil Collins got hooked on the 1835 battle as a kid in the 1950's watching Davy Crockett on TV. Crockett was among the 200 Americans who defended the Alamo against 1,500 Mexican troops.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

In Shetland, Oil Shapes Debate Over Scottish Independence

June 30, 2014 - 3:43am

Offshore oil and gas money is central to the debate over whether Scotland should break off from the U.K. — especially in the remote Shetland Islands, where North Sea oil has transformed the economy.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Dad Of Fallen Arizona Hotshot Hopes To Make Better Fire Shelters

June 30, 2014 - 3:28am

The father of one of the 19 firefighters who died a year ago in the Yarnell Hill Fire wants to create shelters that better shield against direct flames.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Preschoolers Outsmart College Students In Figuring Out Gadgets

June 30, 2014 - 3:26am

When researchers asked young children to figure out an experiment using cause and effect, they did a much better job than young adults. That may be because their thinking is more flexible and fluid.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Meet The Newest American Running Mate: The Rifle

June 30, 2014 - 3:25am

In Texas and elsewhere, guns are playing major roles this campaign season. Politicians have opened fire in ads, literally, and embraced the gun as a symbol of their conservative street cred.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Online Psychotherapy Gains Fans And Raises Privacy Concerns

June 30, 2014 - 3:25am

Video chatting with a therapist is convenient, people who have tried it say. Research suggests online therapy can be effective, but issues with the quality of the service and privacy remain unsolved.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds